Tag Archive: los angeles

DTLA: Sticky Rice 2 Now Open at Grand Central Market

  Sticky Rice 2 has now opened at Grand Central Market. The Thai comfort food stall has added a noodles shop directly behind its stall. Grand Central Market is now open later on Thursdays, Fridays… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Cocktails and Dinner at The Nice Guy

  The Nice Guy on La Cienega opened a few months ago. The reservations only  restaurant and lounge is serving up tasty cocktails and really good food. It’s terrible to think you either… Continue reading

DTLA: Sixth Street Tavern Drinks and Bar Snacks

  I recently checked out Sixth Street Tavern, part of the Acme bar group, in Downtown Los Angeles. I knew it was a sister bar to Beelman’s Pub and they share the same… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: Kula Revolving Sushi Bar

    Kaiten sushi or conveyor belt sushi restaurants are popular because the sushi is generally cheaper. It’s also novel to get your sushi by plucking dishes off a conveyor belt (or boat… Continue reading

The Little Jewel of New Orleans, er, Chinatown

    It’s been interesting to watch the revitalization of Chinatown. I was born in Chinatown and grew up on the Eastside. When the Chinese found their way to the San Gabriel Valley,… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: Omakase at Mako Sushi

  A friend offered to take me out for my birthday recently and I gave him a choice of sushi, meat, Ethiopian or meat. We narrowed it down to sushi and I picked… Continue reading

SF: Have You Eaten at Kin Khao Yet?

  On my last trip to San Francisco, I really wanted to try Kin Khao. The Thai restaurant is named after the phrase “kin khao” which literally translates to “eat rice” but really means,… Continue reading

DTLA: Hand Rolls at KazuNori

  KazuNori, the original hand roll bar, rolled out in Downtown Los Angeles this month. From the legendary Nozawa team which brought Angelenos the affordable Sugarfish, this latest concept is pure genius. Capitalizing… Continue reading

Pina Coladas Around Los Angeles

  Did you know there’s a pina colada takeover going on in Los Angeles? And I suspect other parts of the country? I didn’t notice at first. I innocently sipped on versions at… Continue reading

DTLA: Getting Soupy with Tang

  The Korean spot Tang just opened up in Little Tokyo. Funny enough, it’s just above Tangerine on the third level of Weller Court. Tang however does not refer to the powdered drink,… Continue reading